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Documentary Screening and Q&A: “F@ck This Job” a.k.a. “Tango with Putin”

Sep 29, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A51 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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The Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures will host a special screening of the documentary F@ck This Job (titled Tango with Putin on BBC) on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:00 PM. The screening will be held on the UCLA campus in A51 Kaplan Hall. Immediately following the screening, Professor Lilya Kaganovsky will lead an in-person Q&A with director Vera Krichevskaya and journalist Natalya Sindeeva.

To view the official trailer for the film, click here.

Featured Guests

Vera Krichevskaya is a co-founder of Dozhd TV (TV Rain) and an award-winning television director and producer who has held numerous roles at NTV Channel, ICTV Channel and 24DOC TV. Her feature documentaries include F@ck This Job (2021), The Case (2018),The Man Who Was Too Free (2016), and The Citizen Poet (2012). In 2013, Vera was a World Press Institute Fellow.


Natalya Sindeeva is a co-founder, main owner, and chief executive officer of the Dozhd TV (TV Rain) Media Holding, which includes Dozhd TV (TV Rain) and the Republic.ru online magazine. Sindeeva is also the co-founder and former general producer of the Silver Rain radio station; founder of the Silver Galosh anti-award; and three-time laureate of the “Media Manager of Russia” prize. She is an honorary academician of the Russian Academy of Radio, and in 2016 became a laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for the Protection of Human Rights.


Sep 29, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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A51 Kaplan Hall
415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095